Kobayashi wins best poster by postdoc & research associate at Harvard Chan Poster Day

Congratulations to Harvard Bell Fellow Lindsay Kobayashi on winning Best Poster in the Best Postdoc and Research Associates category at this year’s Harvard Chan School Poster Day event. This poster was also presented at the International Association of Gerontology and Geriatrics meeting in July, 2017, and the abstract was published in Innovation in Aging.

Lisa Berkman to receive CAWF Mentoring Award from Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health

Head shot of Lisa Berkman

The Committee on the Advancement of Women Faculty (CAWF) at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health has announced that Harvard Pop Center Director Lisa Berkman will be honored with its Third Annual Mentoring Award at the upcoming 2017 Awards Ceremony on Wednesday, May 10 from 2:30–4:15 P.M. The ceremony will also include the presentation of the Seventh Annual Alice Hamilton Award to Kirsten Davison, the Donald and Sue Pritzker…

Harvard Chan School to hold 2nd Annual Forum on Population Health Equity

The 2016 Forum on Population Health Equity once again will be hosted by the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health with generous support from the Aetna Foundation from October 18-19, 2016. This year’s Forum will feature keynote talks by Drs. Jeffrey Brenner, Kathryn Edin, and Nancy Krieger, as well as panel discussions on Social Network Interventions to Address Health Equity, and Housing, Neighborhoods, and Social Mobility. This year’s meeting…

Berkman, Canning and Pop Center faculty featured in cover story on “Silver Tsunami”

Harvard Public Health, The Magazine of the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health is out with its Fall issue featuring a cover story entitled The Aging Game, Perils and Promises of a Graying Society. The Harvard Pop Center Director Lisa Berkman, along with Associate Director David Canning, and faculty members David Bloom and Ichiro Kawachi, are among the experts who share their thoughts on “successful aging” including physical, financial…

Subramanian on steering committee of new, interdisciplinary PhD program at Harvard Chan School

The Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health has announced its plans to launch a new PhD program in Population Health Sciences, with the first cohort expected to enter in Fall 2016. Harvard Pop Center faculty member SV Subramanian (Subu), PhD, will sit on the steering committee that will administer the interdepartmental program involving the Departments of Environmental Health, Epidemiology, Global Health and Population, Nutrition, and Social and Behavioral Sciences.